The Role of Telehealth Services in Children with Cystic Fibrosis During Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak

BEŞER Ö. F. , Karaboga E. P. U. , HEPKAYA E. , KILINÇ SAKALLI A. A. , Turkmen A. D. , Dilek T. D. , ...More

TELEMEDICINE AND E-HEALTH, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/tmj.2021.0228
  • Title of Journal : TELEMEDICINE AND E-HEALTH
  • Keywords: coronavirus, COVID-19, cystic fibrosis, telehealth, telemedicine, medicine, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, PARENT CAREGIVERS, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, ADOLESCENTS, COVID-19, SYMPTOMS, IMPACT


Objectives: This study aimed to monitor the health and nutritional status of pediatric cystic fibrosis (CF) patients via telehealth services during the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Additional aims were to determine the level of anxiety in the patients and their caregivers and to determine the COVID-19 transmission status among CF patients.